Royal Mail seeks injunction to stop December mail strike

Royal Mail is seeking to avert a December strike

Royal Mail is to seek a High Court injunction to stop a strike in December which could affect Christmas deliveries.

A court application will be made today. The action has been prompted by concern about any effect on the general election scheduled for December 12, but disruption at that time could also hit retail over the vital Christmas period as shoppers increasingly purchase online and rely on timely delivery of gifts.

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